The following companies are members of the Develop Croydon forum:
Established in April 2000 by Mark Glatman, the Abstract Group of Companies specialises in commercial property investment, development and venture capital financing. The management team at Abstract brings together combined experience of over 6 million sq ft of business space development across the UK and Europe. The team is highly experienced at working directly with major property owners and corporate end users, handling all aspects of their property requirements.
Barratt is one of the nation's largest housebuilders with over 4,100 employees and 25 divisions throughout Britain, including Barratt Kent and leading Kent housebuilder, Ward Homes. In the last financial year, the Barratt Group sold 11,377 homes. Barratt provides homes for sale, rent and shared ownership and operates across all market sectors - from studios and apartments to large family houses. A leading force in urban regeneration, Barratt creates homes where they are most needed, helping to meet housing demand in cities, towns and rural areas as well as providing additional benefits for the communities in which it builds.
Berkeley is the largest division within the FTSE 250 Berkeley Group and has a reputation for creating highly individual, superbly designed homes in carefully chosen locations in London and the South East of England. The Berkeley portfolio encompasses medium to large-scale developments in towns, cities and the countryside, mixed-use schemes, riverside apartments, refurbished historic buildings, traditional executive homes and urban loft spaces. The company has gained considerable experience in creating sustainable communities within complex regeneration schemes and today all construction takes place on brownfield sites. Berkeley holds a Queen's Award for Sustainable Development.
Canmoor was established in January 2005 as a private property company specialising in the office and industrial sectors. Since then, the company has acquired, financed and built over £750m of office and industrial buildings with a number of major property owners, investors and occupiers. Based in the West End of London and Manchester, the team runs an investment portfolio of over 9,500,000 sq. ft. and a development programme of over 1,500,000 sq. ft.
CarVal Investors is a leader in managing opportunistic value investments and has around $8 billion in assets under management in both credit and real estate strategies. In Europe, CarVal Investors' real estate team focuses on the office, industrial, residential and retail sectors in the UK and France.
Croydon Town Centre Business Improvement District (BID) Company
Created and run by business people for the benefit of the Town Centre community, Croydon BID was formed in 2007, after receiving a mandate from businesses to deliver positive change that would ensure Croydon increasingly is regarded as one of the best places to work, live, visit and do business.
Handelsbanken was founded in 1871 and is one of Sweden's leading banks with over 700 branches worldwide. Croydon Branch opened in May 2007 and was 46th branch to open in Great Britain where the network has now grown to 124 branches. Unlike most other banks, our operations are not centralised. This means that every branch has the power to make its own decisions, so as to offer a truly high quality banking service to our corporate and personal customers that are precisely matched to the needs of the local market. Our experienced team do not have sales targets or commission bonuses, so the advice we give is always given with our customer's best interest in mind.
Hilton Croydon Hotel
Just 16 minutes on the train from London and a 30 minute drive from Gatwick, the Hilton Croydon hotel is perfectly situated for both visitors looking to see London's attractions and those wishing for a refreshing break from the city. The hotel has 168 bright and modern guest rooms and is an ideal venue for conferences and banquets, with 15 meeting and event rooms accommodating up to 500 guests. All rooms are equipped with WiFi. The hotel's fitness centre is equipped with weights and cardiovascular machines, and boasts a restarant and bar plus a Costa Coffee café.
ITC Concepts Ltd are an award winning Croydon based specialist building contractor who provide their client’s with turnkey solutions for all refurbishment and fitting out projects in London and the South East. We are proud to have been operating from Croydon for twenty years employing, training and developing local people to help our business provide an exceptional service to our clients.
London Borough of Croydon
Croydon Council is highly ambitious on behalf of its residents and local businesses. The Council currently employs just over 4,000 staff and in 2010/11 has a net budget of £306m. Over the next four years Croydon Council intends to invest £150m on the local infrastructure, including local schools, leisure centres, arts facilities, street lighting and local parks. In recent years Council services have improved dramatically. Many are now considered amongst the best nationally. In recognition the Council has received independent commendations including seven Government Beacon Awards. In 2010 the council was an award-winner in both the LGC and MJ awards.
London Mozart Players
Founded by Harry Blech in 1949 as the UK's first chamber orchestra, the London Mozart Players (LMP) is regarded as one of the UK's finest ensembles. Under the leadership of Music Director Gérard Korsten, the orchestra is internationally renowned for its outstanding live performances and CD recordings, and is particularly known for its definitive performances of the core Classical repertoire. Since 1989, the LMP's home has been Fairfield Halls, Croydon, thanks to generous funding from the London Borough of Croydon. This residency includes a series of subscription concerts at the hall and numerous education and community activities throughout the borough.
Pulsant is an industry leading provider of managed IT services, providing hosting services to more than 3,000 customers throughout the UK and Europe, using its skilled engineers and advanced infrastructure. Solutions can use a combination of data centre co-location, managed hosting on dedicated servers or virtual servers within a cloud with our 10Gbps core network. Pulsant delivers enterprise level IT services to leading organisations from 10 privately owned UK data centres, including our new state of the art centre in Croydon. Pulsant was awarded a Royal Warrant in 2012 for providing hosting and IT services to the Royal Household.
Established in 2006, Rainton.net is a commercial property infrastructure provider with a difference. We have a deep understanding of building connectivity, networks, telecommunications infrastructure and advanced Unified Communications systems, yet we speak the language of the commercial property sector. We work directly with developers and occupiers to demystify telecommunications, ensuring that our clients make the right choices from the outset. As a commercial partner of Siemens Enterprise Communications, we work closely with major network carriers and back-end technology developers to deliver advanced technical building solutions. Our service portfolio includes telecoms connectivity advice for developers and occupiers, structured cabling installation, Siemens Unified Communications access and shared-space fit-out services.
Stiles Harold Williams
Stiles Harold Williams is an independent regional property advisory business with specialists in most aspects of commercial and residential property. The company serves clients across the UK from offices in London and the south east, striving to provide the right answers to their property needs and making property work for their benefit. The company's core disciplines are commercial agency & investment, professional services (landlord & tenant, valuations and rating), development consultancy & town planning, building consultancy, commercial and residential property management. Stiles Harold Williams can trace its roots in Croydon back to 1798.
Sinclair Clark is a new niche practice formed by Vanessa Clark earlier this year. The business is aimed at a core list of long-standing clients and offers a complete range of services such as: office disposals/acquisitions, lease re-gears, research consultancy, and development advice throughout Greater London. As well as an increasing instructions base, Sinclair Clark has an active list of developer/investor clients seeking buildings/sites and investments throughout Greater London and the Home Counties. The London office is based at 6th Floor, 9, Argyll Street, London W1F 7TG.
Stanhope is a specialist London and UK real estate developer of major commercial and mixed use projects. Stanhope has successfully delivered more than 20m sq ft of UK development in 90 major buildings over 25 years. This has included securing over £10bn of development funding, commissioning 500 research studies and receiving over 100 property industry awards. Stanhope has a strong record of repeat business with partners such as The Crown Estate, Legal & General and Schroders. Stanhope has also been selected as partner for Government and Public Sector projects requiring the very highest standards of skills, track record and integrity.
Wainbridge Limited is a private real estate investment, asset management and development company. It creates added value by combining hands-on property experience with a detailed knowledge of structuring finance to enter into complex real estate opportunities throughout the capital structure. The company currently acts as asset manager for in excess of 1 million square feet of office space in London. Wainbridge Limited is the UK subsidiary of Wainbridge Holdings Limited, whose principal activity currently is managing a UK value-added office fund.
The Westfield Group (ASX Code: WDC) is an internally managed, vertically integrated, shopping centre group undertaking ownership, development, design, construction, funds/asset management, property management, leasing and marketing activities and employing over 4,000 staff worldwide. The Westfield Group has interests in and operates one of the world's largest shopping centre portfolios with investment interests in 118 shopping centres across Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Brazil, encompassing around 24,300 retail outlets and total assets under management of A$61.7 bn.
Croydon has been the European headquarters of WT Partnership for over 40 years. We are an international construction cost and project consultancy, providing a wide range of services all based on the management and delivery of key construction objectives of time, cost and quality. We draw on the expertise of 950 staff from our 50 offices worldwide. Our work includes some of the most prestigious projects in the world. Recent UK projects include: O2 Arena, London; Greenwich Millennium Village, London; Croydon Centrale; Watermark Place, London; Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton.